Sample answers for IELTS academic reading matching headings mock test

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You’ll find here the sample answers of the IELTS academic reading matching headings mock test. Check yourself to know whether you got all the answers right. This kind of self feedback corrects you in a much faster way. 

Answer for IELTS Academic Reading Matching Headings Mock Test - Question 1 

(Note: The text in italics is from the reading passage and shows the location from where the answer is taken or inferred. The text in the regular font explains the answer in detail.)

Paragraph A = vi 

Explanation: Paragraph A describes the various ways in which ancient people tried to copy colours from nature and used them and sunlight in their life.

Paragraph B = ii 

Explanation: Paragraph B mentions that in the Middle Ages, Paracelsus used coloured rays, herbs and music for healing, but his ideas were ridiculed, and his manuscripts were burnt. However, now these therapies are used.

Paragraph C = ix 

Explanation: Newton passed a beam of sunlight through a prism. When the light came out of the prism it was not white but was of seven different colours: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo and Violet.

Paragraph D = i 

Explanation: Red in its most positive is the colour for courage, strength and pioneering spirit, ... However, in the most negative aspect, it is the colour of anger, violence and brutality … pale blue became a popular colour - an omen of peace …

Paragraph E = iv 

Explanation: In times gone by, the pigments used to dye fabrics violet/purple were very expensive and, therefore, only available to the wealthy. For example, the Romans in high office would wear purple robes since this, to them, indicated power, nobility and thus authority.

Paragraph F = viii 

Explanation: Paragraph F mentions the various positive uses of colours. Businesses, prisons and hospitals are using colours as a therapy for the well being of people.

Also read: IELTS academic reading tips

Answer for IELTS Academic Reading Matching Headings Mock Test - Question 2 

(Note: The text in italics is from the reading passage and shows the location from where the answer is taken or inferred. The text in the regular font explains the answer in detail.)

Paragraph A = i 

Explanation: Paragraph A explains the transportation system for crossing the Channel Tunnel. So it is the main idea of the paragraph. Pullman trains and Folkestone Harbour are just the names needed to explain this system.

Paragraph B = vi 

Explanation: Paragraph B describes the luxuries provided to the rich passengers on the Titanic. This has been emphasised by the use of various words – elite passengers, brand new amenities,  every modern luxury, comfort etc. So the heading is ‘Travelling in Style’.

Paragraph C = vii 

Explanation: Paragraph C describes a structure with the concept of Heaven and Hell depicted on it. The other two heading options only contain words from the paragraph and do not carry the main idea.

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Answer for IELTS Academic Reading Matching Headings Mock Test - Question 3 

(Note: The text in italics is from the reading passage and shows the location from where the answer is taken or inferred. The text in the regular font explains the answer in detail.)

Paragraph A = i 

Explanation: Paragraph A - It has numerous benefits. It reduces stress and elevates the mood. It provides a space for relaxation. Overall, it drains the toxic things from our mind and enhances us in a good manner.

Paragraph B = iii 

Explanation: Paragraph B - Indian classical music is one of the variety of styles of music we can see in this world. 

Paragraph C = iv 

Explanation: Paragraph C - There are great rock musicians who rules the world with their music such as Bob dylan, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, The Beatles Group etc.,

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We hope that this IELTS academic reading matching headings mock test increases your confidence to attend this task and prepares you to get a good score in IELTS academic reading. Sample answers for IELTS academic reading matching headings mock test that you’ve found here will make you know about your answering skills and thus you can improve. Don’t forget to check out other IELTS academic reading question types

Answer for IELTS Academic Reading Matching Headings Mock Test - Question 4 

(Note: The text in italics is from the reading passage and shows the location from where the answer is taken or inferred. The text in the regular font explains the answer in detail.)

Paragraph A = i 

Explanation: Paragraph A - Environmental pollution is caused by several things. It can be occured by burning fossil fuels and also the fumes from the vehicles. Garbage acts as one of the causes of Environmental pollution. Radiation can affect the atmosphere adversely.

Paragraph B = ii 

Explanation: Paragraph B - Environmental pollution is commonly classified into five kinds: Air Pollution, Water Pollution, Land Pollution, Noise pollution and radioactive pollution. Mostly, these are man made pollution.

Paragraph C = vi 

Explanation: Paragraph C - Water bodies are badly affected by the toxic substances and waste products. Reviving the water bodies from these pollutants is much needed.

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Conclusion 

Did you get all the answers correct? If yes,then pat yourself. If not, learn from the mistakes that you have made. There are many more exercises you can get from this website. 

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